Storm Ophelia Arrives in North Carolina's Coastal Areas

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall on the North Carolina coast early Saturday, lashing coastal areas with damaging winds and dangerous surges of water, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Radar, hurricane hunter aircraft and observers on the ground found that Ophelia's center came ashore at around 6:15 a.m. near Emerald Isle with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph), the hurricane center said in an update. That's roughly 25 miles (40 kilometers) northwest of Cape Lookout, the center said. Life-threatening flooding caused by the weather system...

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